Adam Charles Clayton (born 13 March 1960) is an English-born Irish musician best known as the bass guitarist of the Irish rock band U2. He has resided in County Dublin since the time his family moved to Malahide when he was five years old in 1965. Clayton is well known for his bass playing on songs such as “Gloria”, “New Year’s Day”, “Bullet the Blue Sky”, “With or Without You”, “Mysterious Ways”, “Get on Your Boots”, and “Magnificent”. His work on No Line on the Horizon has been cited as his best bass playing. He has worked on several solo projects throughout his career, such as his work with fellow band member Larry Mullen, Jr. on the theme of 1996’s Mission: Impossible. Clayton, as a part of U2, has won 22 Grammy awards Wikipedia. Clayton leads the cause ‘Walk in My Shoes’.
A few generous U2 fans will win personalized t-Shirts and a backstage tour for supporting the talented musician’s charity ‘Walk in My Shoes’.
Lucky winners of the auctions will recieve a one-of-a-kind t-shirt, worn on the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour, win two tickets to the show and have an opportunity to go backstage for a tour of U2’s innovative production and staging.
Led by Clayton, Walk in My Shoes Campaign takes proactive steps in schools, colleges and companies to change perceptions of mental health and educating people on the signs and symptoms of mental health difficulties.
The charity came about when a 16-year-old in St. Patrick’s Hospital, Dublin said he wished his friends could put themselves in his shoes. Now the charity asks people to wear odd or mismatched shoes to raise awareness.
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Photo/Video Credit: Adam Clayton/ Walk in My Shoes
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